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Benefit Plan Trends – Volume 61, Issue 4

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:35:00 GMT

In This Issue: Demand for Skilled Workers Remains Strong; Debt Levels of Older Households Increasing; Managing Costs Top Priority For Benefits Professionals; A Strong Value Proposition Can Boost Employee Engagement.

Benefit Plan Trends - Volume 61, Issue 3

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:04:00 GMT

In This Issue: Global CEOs Optimistic About Prospects for Growth In 2018; Boredom, Main Motivation for Looking For a New Job; Helping Employees Meet Retirement Goals by Quantifying Readiness; Employers Value Usability Over Cost When Choosing Benefits Platforms.

Benefit Plan Trends- Volume 61, Issue 2

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:29:00 GMT

In This Issue: Employees Want Managers Who Are Approachable and Transparent; Employers Are Increasingly Turning Permanent Positions into Contingent Roles; Employers Can Do More to Encourage Employees to Contribute to HSAs; Retirement Readiness Shows Signs of Waning.

Benefit Plan Trends - Volume 61, Issue 1

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:25:00 GMT

In This Issue: Impact of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act On Employee Benefits; Retirement Savers Advised To Plan for Medical Expenses; Generation Z Are Looking For Passion and Pride In A Workplace; Role of Employers in Providing Benefits Expected To Diminish.

Benefit Plan Trends- Volume 60, Issue 12

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:27:00 GMT

In This Issue: Job Candidates Avoid Negotiating Pay with Prospective Employers; Health Benefit Costs Grew a Modest 2.6% In 2017; Raising Default Rates without Lowering Participation; A Talent Retention Agreements Becoming More Effective.

Benefit Plan Trends – Volume 60, Issue 11

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:32:00 GMT

In This Issue: Employers Are Slow To Formalize Workplace Flexibility Programs; Workers Confident About Benefit Choices Despite Knowledge Gaps; Challenges Facing the U.S. Retirement System; Companies Increasingly Value Global Mobility for Employees.

Benefit Plan Trends – Volume 60, Issue 10

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:13:00 GMT

In This Issue: Asset Allocations of 401(k) Savers Changed Significantly Over Two Decades, Employers Anticipate Substantial Increases in Health Benefit Costs in 2018, Companies Increase Their Use of Pay-For-Performance Incentives, Millennial Workers Show Signs of Being Highly Engaged.

Benefit Plan Trends –Volume 60, Issue 9

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:21:00 GMT

In this Issue: Top Performing Employees Rated Three Times as Valuable; Optimal Retirement Plan Design Can Increase Savings; Health Care Costs Expected To Rise By 5.5% In 2018; Employers Express Concerns About Skills Gaps and Work Visa Shortages.

Benefit Plan Trends-Volume 60, Issue 8

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:41:00 GMT

In This Issue: Employers Plan to Hire Full-time Workers in the Second Half of 2017; Targeted Retirement Plan Communications Can Improve the Participant Experience; Many Workers Regret their Benefit Decisions and Want More Help; Executives Report Barriers to Improving Worker Experience.

Benefit Plan Trends - Volume 60, Issue 6

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:26:00 GMT

In this Issue: College Grads Want a Job with Good Pay and a Collaborative Environment; Americans Seek Freedom from Financial Worries in Retirement; CDHP Market Share Continued to Grow in 2016; Many Executives are Flying Blind when Choosing Innovative Strategies.

Benefit Plan Trends-Volume 60, Issue 6

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:14:00 GMT

In this Issue: Job Candidates Are Increasingly Informed about Job Openings before Applying; How Companies Can Assists Employees in Transitioning to Retirement; Employers Call for New Regulatory Approaches to Workplace Policies; Most Large U.S. Companies Choose their CEO From Within Their Ranks.

Benefit Plan Trends- Volume 60, Issue 5

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:20:00 GMT

In this Issue: Small and Midsize Businesses Face Challenges When Hiring; Most Employers Support the Use of E-Verify System; Employers Report that Providing Financial Education Pays Off Over Time; A Late Career Job Change Is Associated With Staying in the Workforce Longer.

Benefit Plan Trends - Volume 60, Issue 4

Wed, 03 May 2017 14:32:00 GMT

In This Issue: Employee Burnout Linked to High Workforce Turnover; A Range of Strategies Are Used to Manage Leave Programs; Workers Who Feel Stressed About Retirement Are Failing To Take Action; HR Goals May Not Align with Those of Employees or Executives.